Brazil and the continuing worldwide attack on ‘mutual toleration’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 9, 2018


  There is a paragraph in political scientist Robert Muggah’s piece about Brazil that seems to go to the heart of the matter. “Not since the restoration of democracy in 1985 has a Brazilian election been so contentious and unpredictable,” Mr Muggah writes. “At stake is the presidency, but also positions for 27 state governors, … Continue reading “Brazil and the continuing worldwide attack on ‘mutual toleration’”

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Chispa or Latin wit can’t disguise conundrum of anti-US body

by Rashmee

Posted on January 31, 2013


A stiff, if substantial ‘family’ photo of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean (CELAC) states when it came to life in Caracas in December 2011. But why aren’t these people smiling a great deal more? CELAC, which is basically the Organization of American States minus the US and Canada, was meant to symbolise Latin … Continue reading “Chispa or Latin wit can’t disguise conundrum of anti-US body”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK